http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-18160556 - Leaked reports critical of Antrim Area hospital. The reports were commissioned in January after criticism over patient waiting times .Two reports, critical of practices at Antrim Area hospital were leaked on Tuesday afternoon
http://www.antrimguardian.co.uk/articles/news/27258/antrim-hospital-could-be-closed - Thursday, 17 May 2012 Antrim Area Hospital: closure threat.Antrim Hospital is fighting for its very survival this week and, according to a secret internal Trust paper, the outlook may be grim.
http://www.colerainetimes.co.uk/community/listen-to-doctor-s-cuts-warning-trust-urged-1-3868591 - Published on Wednesday 23 May 2012 08:37 HEALTH chiefs must listen to a warning by a senior doctor over possible plans to cut A&E services at the Causeway Hospital, it has been claimed
May 2012 Last updated at 13:26 Northern Trust accepts Antrim Area hospital criticism The reports criticised the hospital's bureaucratic culture Continue reading the main story Related Stories. Antrim hospital faces criticism .The Northern Health Trust has said it accepts fully the recommendations of two reports which criticised practices at Antrim Area hospital.
Amalgamation at hospital 'is mind-boggling' Tuesday, 29 May 2012 .Aiming to downgrade, or close, a small hospital, school, or post office in a small, local community results in losses difficult to define as well as the obvious material ones. Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/letters/amalgamation-at-hospital-is-mindboggling-16165165.html#ixzz1wRv6schP http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-18244905 Edwin Poots says A&E services will be based on facts and figures. "But I make it clear, I will not be making the same mistake as was made over the closure of the Mid Ulster and Whiteabbey hospitals."